10 Of The Best Products For Your Clogged Summer Pores
Because sweat is your enemy in more ways than one...
There is nothing more frustrating that looking in the mirror and staring at those damn clogged pores. But the worst thing you can do it try and squeeze them out as it just presses the dirt further into your skin.
Grime, pollution and bacteria can sniff out your pores like no one’s business so we’ve hunted down the best products to clear them out and leave you with fresher than fresh skin. You can thank us later.
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1. Alpha H Liquid Gold - £33.50
Not only does this acidic dream wipe dead skin cells from your face but it also dives deep into your pores to kill any spot-causing bacteria. The resurfacing qualities also help the appearance of acne scars and dark spots that may be bothering you.
2. The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% - £5
If you suffer from oily skin then this is for you. The serum cleans out your pores and minimises them, smoothing your appearance and leaves skin feeling more refreshed.
3. Tata Harper Purifying Cleanser - £61
Makeup and daily grime are huge factors in clogging pores and this cleanser is boss at tackling them. This is best used as a second step in your double cleanse and leaves it feeling soothed and glowing.
4. Kate Somerville EradiKate Mask - £46
This product’s one function is to clear your pores and get rid of blemishes. And the best thing is it uses its acid-y goodness without drying out your skin. So kick off your shoes, take off your bra and whack this mask on.
5. Ren Invisible Pores Detox Mask - £27
This cooling mask uses French clay to pull out all the impurities from your skin, reducing redness and leaving your skin feeling fresh and smooth. What more could you want?
6. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion – £15.50
If it’s a patch or just one or two pores you’re looking to look after then this Kardashian-recommended product is ideal. Perfect for cleaning clogged pores and getting rid of whiteheads, your skin will be refreshed overnight.
7. ESPADA Foreo - £129
You’ll feel super profesh when your zapping dirty pores with blue LED light and T-Sonic pulsations that zap impurities. It takes just 30 seconds per blemish and reduces bacteria transference from your hands. Ideal.
8. Kiehl’s Rare Earth Deep Pore Daily Cleanser - £19.50
Made with Amazonian white clay this exfoliating cleanser gets rid of dirt and oil from your pores to clear and minimise pores. It’s perfect if you aren’t keen on heavily perfumed, foamy cleansers.
9. Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System - £120
Using sonic frequency and more than 300 movement a second (!), this handy brush gets your pores cleaner than clean. It claims to cleanse your skin six times better than you can yourself and is super gentle on the face.
10. Origins Active charcoal mask to clear pores - £26.50
Charcoal is an brilliant tool to help you ucclog those nasty pores that bug you. The Bamboo Charcoal acts pulls out dirt and grime while the White China Clay absorbs environmental toxins.
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